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Post Office

Volume 892: debated on Friday 23 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will publish figures for the total volume of mail handled, the number of staff employed and the value of capital equipment installed in the postal service of the Post Office for each year since 1965.

The information can be extracted from the Post Office Report and Accounts for each of the years in question, but for the convenience of the hon. Member I repeat it below.Bank to any firm, institution or organisation in Humberside. A number of applications from Humberside, are however, under consideration by the bank.

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will list grants and loans made available from the European Coal and Steel Community to firms, institutions or other organisations in Humberside.

Loans of £25·75 million have been made to BSC Scunthorpe under Article 54 of the Treaty of Paris. Figures relating to other loans and grants from the European Coal and Steel Community are not available on a regional basis.